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Billionaires in Africa: These are the Youngest Billionaires in Africa (Forbes, 2022)

According to Forbes' 2022 World Billionaires rankings, Tanzania's Mohammed Dewji is the Youngest Billionaire in Africa. The youngest billionaire in Africa comes in at just 45 years old, with the seventh youngest being 58 years old. "Africa's youngest billionaire title is...

Rwanda Remembers Victims of 1994 Genocide

Today, 7th April, 2022, marks 28 years since the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda in which over 800,000 people were killed in 100 days of inhumane slaughter.

Top 25 Most Beautiful Black Actresses in the World, 2022

Top 25 Most Beautiful Black Actresses in The World, 2022: From Megalyn to Thuso Mbedu, these are some of the most beautiful black actresses in the world.

South Africa’s Archbishop Desmond Tutu Dies at 90

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Nobel Peace prize laureate who helped end apartheid in South Africa, has died aged 90. His death was confirmed in a statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa. It marked "another chapter of bereavement in our nation's farewell to...

Dr Sian Proctor, the First Black Woman to Pilot a Spacecraft

On September 15, 2021, Sian Proctor became the first Black woman to pilot a spacecraft and the fourth Black woman to go to space.

Graça Machel: Meet The Only Woman in History to Have Married Two Presidents of Two Different Countries

Meet Graça Simbine Machel, the only woman in history to have married two presidents of two different countries.

34 Years Later, Sankara’s Murder Trial Begins in Burkina Faso

The trial of 14 men, including a former president, has opened in Burkina Faso over the assassination of the country’s revered revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara 34 years ago.

Tanzania’s Abdulrazak Gurnah Wins 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature

Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has been awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature becoming the first black African author to win the award since Wole Soyinka in 1986.

Forbes: These Are the Richest People In Nigeria, 2021

According to this year's Forbes Richest Billionaires Ranking, Aliko Dangote is Nigeria's richest man. His networth is estimated at $12.1 billion.

Meron Hadero is the First Ethiopian to Win the AKO Caine Prize

Meron Hadero has become the first Ethiopian author to win the prestigious AKO Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story titled "The Street Sweep".
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Modern Slavery: 10 Shocking Facts About Slavery In Mauritania

Slavery in Mauritania is not a thing of the past. The practice persists to this day despite laws abolishing and criminalizing it
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